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The Infinite Variations of Twigs and Vegetation

We took off to Prince Edward County again, today, one of our favorite Ontario spots. The grounds of the house where we stayed provided an infinite variety of twigs, petals, flowers, leaves and and trees for keeping my eyes and … Continue reading

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Still Another Attempt at Reconciliation

These last two pieces are my favorites in the ¬†Reconciliation series¬†I created: See all the paths, forming patterns: the patterns that we use to communicate with each other, to share who we are, to smooth over differences. Sometimes they are … Continue reading

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Rusty Railing Still Provides a Firm Foundation

The rusty railing photo from yesterday continues to fascinate me: This one has some subtle differences:

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The Flotsam In Our Lives

I took the back of the collage I worked on recently, and used it, along with a photo of paint peeling off a wall, to create a whole new piece, digitally. As always, I wish I could re-create every digital … Continue reading

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Drawing Challenges

When Margi asked the class to draw their own faces, a nervous tension stole into the room. Drawing is a challenge for many artists: they are confident in other ways, but drawing has the power to terrify. With a few … Continue reading

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What a Doll!

I leave soon, and will be away for four days, at Gathering Threads, where I am taking a doll making workshop with the incomparable Margi Hennen. There will be lots of pics when I come back, which I will then … Continue reading

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Caught in the Cusp

Caught in the cusp of my cardboard obsession, that is.

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Unlikely Origin Tickles My Aesthetic Sense

My cardboard photo afforded wonderful opportunities to create new designs. Those stains, the corrugations in the cardboard, and bits of grass on either side, formed design combinations that my aesthetic sense interpreted as lovely. Here are four of them:

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Off On a Little Adventure

I have a few people to see ¬†. . . I’ll catch up here in a couple days. Keep creating!

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“Found” Symbols

A favorite activity is to grab pieces of my art and find symbols in them. If symbol seems a rather elevated term, just find marks (which are probably symbols we haven’t figured out the meaning for yet). They can be … Continue reading

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